RealNews

Indian ocean facing maritime terrorism threat

Is maritime terrorism across the Indian ocean gaining momentum? The Indian Ocean provides the shortest link between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. It accounts for nearly half of the world’s container traffic, while two-thirds of the world’s oil imports flow through this region. Over 200 ships pass through the Malacca strait daily. More than 15.5 million barrels of oil is shipped from the Persian Gulf by tankers each day through the Gulf of Hormuz. The Persian Gulf with 65 percent of the world’s reserves holds the key to global energy and economic progress According to Chief of Indian Navy, Sureesh Mehta, maritime terrorism has gained roots in the Indian Ocean region. Full Story

OODA Analyst

OODA Analyst

OODA is comprised of a unique team of international experts capable of providing advanced intelligence and analysis, strategy and planning support, risk and threat management, training, decision support, crisis response, and security services to global corporations and governments.